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HOW CAN I SET A PASSWORD TO MY COMPUTER SO THAT EACH TIME AFTER SHUT DOWN IT ASKS FOR A PASSWORD TO START

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The solution requires you to enter the BIOS or the PC's interface to the Microsoft operating system. It is the text or logo that flashed, usually briefly, as the PC is booting. For example, Acer uses the F2 key to enter the BIOS. Try to look up your mfg. specific function key to enter the BIOS...sometimes is can be the esc or del key.
You will have at least one level of password protection. Choose wisely and be prepared to ask how to bypass the password...j/k.

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How to reset to factory default with out discs


Asus has become one of the "Top 5" computer manufacturers worldwide.

CNET attributes this growth to the Netbook craze.


The company's name comes from the last four letters of "Pegasus," the winged horse from Greek Mythology.

You can restore your Asus laptop to the original factory settings in about five minutes.


Restart your ASUS laptop and press the "F9" key while the computer is booting up.

This will open the boot screen. Select "Recover Windows to Entire HD" and press "Enter."


Press "Y" three times when asked if you are sure that you want to restore.

The laptop will restore the factory settings.


The computer will then shut down and start up again.

Approve the license agreement, then select your "Language preference."

Enter your name into the box and click "Next."


Enter your password twice on the next screen and select "Next."

Enter the time zone and date information, then select "Next." Select "Finish" on the next screen and the computer will reboot.


hope this helps

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"reset the bios password on a sony vaio all-in-one desktop"


Follow these steps to clear the password:
NOTE: These steps also clear CMOS.
1. Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and
then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the battery
5. Remove the real-time clock (RTC) battery
6. Wait approximately 30 minutes.
7. Replace the RTC battery and reassemble the computer.
8. Connect AC power to the computer. Do not reinsert any batteries at this time.
9. Turn on the computer.
All passwords and all CMOS settings have been cleared.

Aug 02, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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I have a gateway pc phoenix bios setup utility asking for password for got password can you help


Follow these steps to clear the password:
NOTE: These steps also clear CMOS.
1. Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and
then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the battery
5. Remove the real-time clock (RTC) battery
6. Wait approximately 30 minutes.
7. Replace the RTC battery and reassemble the computer.
8. Connect AC power to the computer. Do not reinsert any batteries at this time.
9. Turn on the computer.
All passwords and all CMOS settings have been cleared.

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Problem with asus motherboard p5klp-am asking a password


Hi

If a password is requested during boot, it means a password has been set in BIOS. This means you need to enter the password in order to enter the BIOS and change any settings there.

If you do not know, or have forgotten the password, disconnect the pc from the electricity, open the side panel, find the small, flat silver battery on the motherboard and carefully remove it, using a screwdriver to safely click the clip holding it down.

After, 2 miunutes, replace the battery, making sure it clicks down in exactly the same position as before.

Use this opportunity to clean out any dust and dirt that may have accumulated inside the PC, then close it and reconnect the power cable.

When you restart the PC, you should find that the BIOS has been reset to factory default settings and the password is no longer required. You might also have to re-enter the time and date, one time only, to reset the PC's clock/calendar.

If you enter another password, make a separatexe note of the password by e-mailing it to yourself and/or saving it in your cellphone.

Hope this helps.

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I received an EPC MA200 as a promotional gift. It has no documentation except a very simple manual. It is asking for a password at start up. The manual does not list a factory setting password. I can...


Welcome to Fixya

If the password that you are referring is the BIOS password and not Windows password. You need to contact the person who send you this computer and ask for the password. BIOS password is encrypted and cannot be decipherd. If the password is only windows password, you can just reformat the computer.

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I have a password problem on my laptop,but not window password it board password please help my out.


If you are talking about the password that is just ask when the comp starts....You can try this...



The power-on password prevents use of the computer until the password is entered. The
setup password prevents unauthorized changes to Computer Setup. To clear the
passwords, you must remove all power from the system board. If you do not know the
passwords, use the following procedure to clear the password:
1. Remove all battery packs.
2. Disconnect the AC power.
3. Remove the real-time clock battery.
4. Wait thirty minutes.
5. Reconnect the AC power. DO NOT INSTALL THE BATTERY!
6. Restart the computer. During Power-On Self Test (POST), a â 162 System Options
not setâ message appears.
7. Shut down the computer, then disconnect AC power again.
8. Replace the real-time clock battery.
9. Install the battery pack(s).
10. Reconnect the AC power.
11. Start the computer.

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When ever i power up my toshiba satellite laptop,there are two blank screens with a blue box in the centre saying enter password


the bios passowere has been engaged go to bios by pressinfg del or F1 button on startup go to bios setting password you will see enter password press button with passord blank again it will ask for confirm password enter blank password press enter it will delete all the password if you are un able to enter bios and asking for password remove the cover you will see three jumber pins near ur cmos battery pin one and towo are for normal pin 2 and 3 for clear comos in some there are only 2 pin short the pin to clear the cmos some times shorting doest start the computer dont worry put the jumbers back to the normal position and restart the computer while stating you will see cmos reset press F1 to continue or press DEL to enter bios press DEL and enter the correct time as clearing the cmos the time will be set defult if you cant see cmos jumper pin remove the cmos battery and restrt the computer then shut down the computer and place back the cmos battery in its compartment doing this please remove the power to your hard disk or your haRD DISK MAY GET CORROUPTED

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My computer needs a master password to start


this is the password set in the bios
remove the cmos battary pasword will get reset (i.e. no password)
its a difficult task so either contat dell service center
or local laptop repairer

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Well i am trying to get it to factory settings and it wont let me it asks for my password ,and i forgot it


Insert the gray system disc that came with the unit. Shut the computer down. Start the computer while holding down the C key. Start the installation process, and tell it you want to "erase and install" the system. This will return your machine to factory settings. It will erase all your personal files and data, but that is what "factory settings" means.

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Password needed


Hello nic208, The problem is you have a BIOS level password installed. Laptop owners and computer departments sometimes install them in case the laptop is lost or stolen to prevent unauthorized users from gaining access.

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